Homemade remedies for moisturizing dry skin

Don’t you forget to blink while watching those commercials that promise you that soft, smooth and silky skin? Haven’t we all tried lathering up our skin with numerous lotions trying to achieve what we only dream of and end up with the same parched and dry skin? Don’t we all fear the knocks of winter on our fragile skin?  Let us try to look the other way from those hollow and fake promises that our daily moisturizers fail to deliver and make our skin feel the way it should with simple, effective and easily accessible home remedies.

Olive oil

Best moisturizes for dry skin

The songs about this magical ingredient started with Cleopatra and is still sung by chefs to beauty bloggers for the qualities it possesses and the wonders it can do to your desert like skin. Make a paste of olive oil (two tablespoons) and honey (one tablespoon). Before you indulge in your shower apply this paste to your skin and wait for 15 minutes and you shall too sing songs about the magic it brings to your skin.

Milk cream

Worried about the lost glaze of your delicate skin? One of the easily available ingredient to restore the pH level is milk cream. It is one of the most amazing and natural moisturizer. Combine adequate amount of milk cream and gram flour (4 tablespoons) to make a thick paste. Apply this paste all over you face, neck,arms and legs. Wait for it to dry before you wash it off. Repeat this procedure everyday to see best results.

Dry fruits

You have no option but eat healthy. When you start consuming dry fruits mostly almonds every single day you will see a positive change on your dry and dead skin.

Peanut butter

As much as your mouth waters by the mention of peanut butter you might want to apply it to your dry skin to help you get rid of that annoying and itch dry skin. Apply it daily for 15 minutes straight daily for positive results.

Coconut oil

Bring back that lost moisture with coconut oil which is an excellent moisturizer that is brimming with antioxidants, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Before crawling under those blankets, spare a few minutes for your dry skin and apply a good amount of coconut oil to your skin. Wash it off in the morning and enjoy the skin you desire for.

Lukewarm water

Face creams for dry skin

Switch to lukewarm water to wash your face and body rather than torturing it with cold water.

Lukewarm water will help to reduce the escape of those natural oils from your skin and help to heal your parched skin.


Don’t you worry about that fading glow of your skin anymore. Honey tops the list of home remedies for dry skin. It is rich in antioxidants and antibacterial properties as well. Apply raw and organic honey on your skin for 10 minutes before rinsing it off and enjoying that baby-like skin you dream.


Tasty as it is, yogurt is another component you can add to your list of home remedies. Not only will it tighten your pores and help you deal with your dry skin but it will also help you fight those signs of aging you dread. Combine yogurt(4 tablespoons) and olive oil (one tablespoon) and apply it on your skin. Wash it off after 30 minutes.


Not only does it help you to get back that figure you’ve lost but it will also deal with your dry skin worries. Soak a cup of Oatmeal in water and apply it to your skin and wash it off after 15 minutes.

Adjust your diet and make your skin look appealing and healthy as it should. Wondering how? You need to consume food rich in antioxidants which will help you fight the toxins that cause that itchy, dry and damaged skin. You must also keep in mind the benefits of omega fatty acids while planning your diet. It will help you bring back that much awaited glow you want. These foods are going to help you blueberries, tomatoes, carrots, beans, peas, lentils and salmon.

Here are a few ways that will help you look winter in the eye without a worry in the world and welcome it like the beloved friend it is.